[esr@thyrsus.com: Re: FW: [linux-elitists] Fetchmail Funnies]

Andrew akohlsmith-le@benshaw.com
Mon Mar 29 20:21:58 PST 2004


> > > Short of hacking on the source code, is there any way of adjusting
> > > the logging output of fetchmail?

> What's wrong with hacking the source code?

Absolutely nothing.  However I believe the OP was hoping that there was a 
solution he wouldn't have to maintain throughout the product life cycle.  I 
know I certainly try to find a way to do things using standard functions 
before I break out the compiler.  :-) 

That's the best thing about OSS, come to think of it -- you *have* that 
option.

-A.



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